Partners Susan Schroeder and Bertha Masuda and Analyst Courtney Halle discuss the private company board’s responsibility to understand and communicate executive compensation policies and practices to company stakeholders. We identify seven key questions for directors to ask.

Partners Kelly Malafis and Eric Hosken moderate a virtual roundtable and poll attendees on adjustments to 2020 annual incentive plans and performance plans in the banking industry.

Partner Melissa Burek and Senior Associate Michael Bonner highlight annual incentive plan changes that have arisen as companies continue to grapple with the short- and long-term impacts of COVID-19.

Partner Matt Vnuk discusses the alignment of pay and performance in the era of COVID-19 and what boards should consider when adjusting in-flight performance plans.

Partners Bertha Masuda and Margaret Engel explain the implications of COVID-19 on employee related actions taken by companies, ranging from executive pay reductions to increasing wages for service employees.

Compensation Advisory Partners describes various methods boards can use to adjust for the detrimental impacts of COVID-19.

Bertha Masuda and Margaret Engel provide guidance to compensation committees regarding 2019 executive bonuses and planning for 2020.